Below you will find archives for all of the articles we’ve published in IEEE Spark regarding advances in technology. Learn about how technology influences sports, how 3D printers are used in healthcare, and interviews with real people working in STEM and making a difference.
Humans have always dreamed of exploring the unknown, whether it was what lay beyond the horizon or what lay beyond the stars. While humans have achieved incredible feats in exploration—mapping the world and sending people to the moon—there is still unexplored terrain tugging on the human imagination, but potentially still out of our reach. This is where robot explorers come into play. Read More
What if you could watch atoms transfer electrons and form new molecules? Or observe a red blood cell as it travels through your vein? With the recent development of advanced tools like Scanning Tunneling Microscopes and Atomic Force Microscopes, these up-close, small-scale observations are becoming possible….Read More
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to explore phenomena tinier than the width of a human hair? We have interviewed Harold Craighead, Professor of Applied & Engineering Physics at Cornell University. Craighead has been a pioneer in nanofabrication methods and the application of engineered nanosystems for research and device applications.Read More
Simon Lui is an Assistant Professor of Information Systems Technology and Design (ISTD) at the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD). In 2008, he founded EC2 Hong Kong to develop iPhone and iPad apps and sell them in the iPhone app store worldwide. Simon developed 7 apps, including #1 bestselling apps in several countries.
Video games today are a far cry from where they began, but from Pong to the latest motion capture and 3-D graphics technology, engineers have been the backbone of this exciting and entertaining industry. Read More